Momentum Building For Major Donors Supporting Racially-Diverse Climate GroupsA massive foundation in Silicon Valley is among the philanthropic groups focusing on directing funds to minority-led environmental organizations, according to data released Thursday.
Man Arrested In Weekend Carjacking In Redwood CityAuthorities have arrested a man suspected of an armed carjacking in Redwood City over the weekend.
Menlo Park-Based Robinhood Sees Valuation Of Up To $35 Billion As Public CompanyRobinhood, the Silicon Valley-based online brokerage that found itself embroiled in this year's meme stock phenomenon, will go public seeking a market valuation of up to $35 billion.
San Mateo County Pest Control Worker Accused Of Stealing Jewelry From Homes Of ClientsA pest control worker on the Peninsula is accused of stealing jewelry from a client's home and sheriff's deputies believe there could be additional victims.
Menlo Park Approves $1,000 Fines, Jail Time In Illegal Fireworks CrackdownMenlo Park's City Council cracked down on illegal fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July, approving new laws on Tuesday night.
Teen Accused Of Slashing Menlo Park Man With Knife, RobberyA 17-year-old Stockton girl was arrested Thursday after allegedly slashing a man with a knife after he had used an internet service to have a female escort come to his home in Menlo Park, police said.
Skunks Rescued After Plunge At Menlo Park Construction SitePeninsula Humane Society & SPCA staff earlier this week rescued a family of skunks that fell into a deep hole at a construction site in Menlo Park.
Supreme Court Unanimously Sides With Facebook In Text Message DisputeThe Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Facebook in a lawsuit over unwanted text notifications it sent, rejecting a claim that the messages violated the federal ban on robocalls.
2 Menlo Park Store Clerks Cited In Weekend Underage Alcohol Sales StingA sting operation cited two clerks Sunday for selling alcohol to minors in Menlo Park.
COVID Reopening: Facebook Plans To Begin Opening Bay Area Offices At 10% Capacity In MayMore than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced Facebook employees to work from home, the company is set to reopen its Bay Area offices at limited capacity starting in May.
Caltrain Hits, Kills Person On Tracks In Menlo ParkA northbound Caltrain hit and killed someone trespassing on the train tracks in Menlo Park late Thursday morning, the transit agency said.
Robinhood Files Confidentially For IPO Despite Disastrous Start To 2021The filing, which Robinhood confirmed in a brief statement Tuesday afternoon, demonstrates how confident the company is in its growth prospects even after a disastrous few months.
Family Sues Robinhood After Stock Trader Kills Himself Mistakenly Believing He Lost $700KA family has filed a lawsuit against Robinhood Financial claiming the company's practices led to their son's suicide because he mistakenly believed he lost $700,000.
Brokerages Limit Trading on GameStop Stock, Sparking Outcry and ProtestThursday was another rollercoaster day for GameStop with the company's stock dropping a whopping 44 percent as small online investors ran into a roadblock in their trading war with Wall Street short-sellers.
In First Ruling, Oversight Panel Overturns 4 Facebook Post TakedownsIn its first rulings, Facebook's quasi-independent oversight board on Thursday overturned four out of five of the social network’s takedowns of questionable content.